New Homes in Pocklington
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Pocklington is a charming market town in the Yorkshire Wolds, just a short distance away from York and Hull. With its historic market, independent shops and beautiful surrounding countryside, it’s no wonder that new homes in Pocklington are so popular with house buyers’ right across the generations. Pocklington even has its own town crier, which is a popular sight for residents and visitors alike.
Located just over 10 miles away from York and 20 miles from Hull, Pocklington is a popular place for commuters to live with good transport links via the A1079. There’s no local railway station but there are regular bus services connecting the town to nearby cities.
Pocklington is just 30 minutes away from York by car, and Hull is around 45 minutes southeast of the town. Leeds is just over 50 minutes away from Pocklington travelling by car, while Scarborough can be reached in 55 minutes.
For journeys to London, the car journey from Pocklington takes around 4 hours, while the train from nearby York takes just 1 hour 50 minutes. For international travel, Leeds Bradford Airport and Doncaster Sheffield Airport are both within driving distance.
Places of Interest
There’s plenty to see and do in Pocklington, from its regular market and cinema to the local arts centre which has a lively calendar of performances throughout the year. The town is lined with independent shopping boutiques and charming cafes, perfect for a relaxing morning or afternoon.
For a breath of fresh air, there are a number of walking routes in and around Pocklington including the Minster Way, the Wolds Way and the Wilberforce Way. Burnby Hall is also a lovely place to spend time wandering through the Victorian gardens and spotting the beautiful waterlilies on the lakes. In the summer months, the gardens also host popular live music events.
Other places of interest nearby include the parkland at Kilnwick Percy, the golf course at KP Golf Club, Jubilee Park in Fanfoss and Yorkshire Air Museum. Your new home in Pocklington is also close to Derwent Valley Light Railway, York Maze and the Yorkshire Museum of Farming.
New homes in Pocklington are close to a number of good schools, including the independent Pocklington School, and Woldgate School and Sixth Form College. For higher education, the prestigious University of York can be easily reached by car, while the University of Hull is also within commuting distance.